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Girl hits tree while sledding in Lockport

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Posted at 4:46 PM, Jan 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-20 16:48:36-05

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WKBW) — A teenage girl is recovering from a sledding accident in Lockport.

According to eyewitnesses, the girl was sledding down a hill off Chestnut Ridge Road this afternoon when she lost control and hit a tree.

Rescuers used a rope system to pull her back up the hill to safety.

She was taken to Eastern Niagara Hospital in Lockport for treatment of minor injuries.